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Social Movements and Contested Sociotechnical Imaginaries in South Korea

Sang-Hyun Kim

in Dreamscapes of Modernity: Sociotechnical Imaginaries and the Fabrication of Power

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226276496
eISBN:
9780226276663
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226276663.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

By analyzing public disputes over nuclear power, biotechnology and the import of U.S. beef, this chapter explores the South Korean politics of science and technology in a wider social and political ... More


South Korea

B. C. Ben Park and David Lester

in Suicide in Asia: Causes and Prevention

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099425
eISBN:
9789882207431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099425.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

South Korea's suicide rate has increased steadily in the past two decades, reaching 24 per 100,000 per year in 2003. It has one of the highest rates in Asia, and the pattern (by age and sex) is ... More


Political Activism Under Yushin and the Kwangju Uprising, May 1980

Danielle L. Chubb

in Contentious Activism and Inter-Korean Relations

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231161367
eISBN:
9780231536325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231161367.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter identifies trends whose legacies have resonated in South Korean politics through the ensuing decades. In particular, it explores the radicalization of the South Korean democratization ... More


‘The world has been deceived’: environmental justice in the Republic of Korea (South Korea)

Karen Bell

in Achieving environmental justice: A cross-national analysis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447305941
eISBN:
9781447302933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447305941.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The concept of environmental justice came relatively recently to the Republic of Korea (henceforth, South Korea), developing out of mainstream environmentalism, which began in the 1980s. Unlike ... More


South Korea's Experience with International Capital Flows

Marcus Noland

in Capital Controls and Capital Flows in Emerging Economies: Policies, Practices, and Consequences

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226184975
eISBN:
9780226184999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226184999.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter describes the way in which South Korea has managed the capital account during the last twenty years. South Korean reluctance to deregulate reflected a mixture of motivations. South ... More


The Switch in Industrial Leadership

Alice H. Amsden

in Asia's Next Giant: South Korea and Late Industrialization

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195076035
eISBN:
9780199870691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195076036.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, South and East Asia

Korea has diversified from less to more complex diversified industries in a nonlinear fashion. This chapter suggests that cotton spinning and weaving, South Korea's leading sector in terms of ... More


The Microeconomics of Engagement

Stephan Haggard and Marcus Noland

in Hard Target: Sanctions, Inducements, and the Case of North Korea

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781503600362
eISBN:
9781503601994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503600362.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter draws on two unprecedented surveys of firms based in China and South Korea engaged in trade and investment with North Korea. It examines both the nature of cross-border exchange as well ... More


The Japan-South Korea Identity Clash: East Asian Security and the United States

Scott Snyder and Brad Glosserman

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231171700
eISBN:
9780231539289
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171700.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

Japan and South Korea are Western-style democracies with open-market economies committed to the rule of law. They are also US allies. However, despite their shared interests, shared values, and ... More


Twice Crossing and the Price of Emotional Citizenship

Suk-Young Kim

in DMZ Crossing: Performing Emotional Citizenship Along the Korean Border

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231164825
eISBN:
9780231537261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164825.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter looks at a specific kind of political border crossers who transgress the strictly guarded inter-Korean border not once, but twice: the first time to reach the other side, and the second ... More


The Smaller Economies of Pacific Asia and Their Business Systems

Gordon Redding

in Oxford Handbook of International Business

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199241828
eISBN:
9780191596834
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199241821.003.0026
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

The historical background to the business systems of the smaller economies of Pacific Asia and the general characteristics of the region are discussed. While in most Western capitalist systems, the ... More


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